Medical Assistant, PIH Downey, Downey California, Full Time 8am-5pm
Posted on: May 15, 2022
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that
serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County,
Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated
network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health
Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27
outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician)
group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart,
cancer, women's health, urgent care and emergency services. The
organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation's
Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management
Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation's top hospital systems for
best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and
healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to
Work TM. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on
Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. The Medical Assistant works under
general supervision to perform a variety of procedures; fills in
and performs various patient-specific job duties; must have
knowledge of each clinical task assigned; must keep updated on any
changes made within the Medical Assistant scope of practice. The
Medical Assistant may be requested to float between departments and
periodically travel; process all outside referrals including HMO
and PPO, maintaining accurate records and notifying all concerned
parties of the outcome as required.
- With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved
process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational and
environmental needs of patient and significant other when
- Candidate must be able to work in a fast paced environment
which may include a considerable amount of walking, and physical
assistance for patients.
- Strong verbal and written skills; fluent in English.
- Knowledge of medical terminology, infection control and patient
- Current AHA BLS certification required.
- Adaptability and accuracy.
- Must have good visual acuity and motor coordination.
- Strong clinical skills.
- Basic math skills and ability to handle cash transactions.
- Strong computer skills (data entry and typing).
- Honest, dependable, and conscientious.
- Knowledge of Electronic Health Record (EHR) computerized
practice management and other record keeping systems.
- Bilingual, Spanish preferred.
Required ExperienceFormal training will be indicated by a high
school diploma or equivalent and graduation certificate from an
accredited Medical Assistant program, or, in circumstances of a
practice acquisition, a competency validation must be completed by
a PIH Health supervising physician whose practice we are acquiring;
must have no less than 10 years' experience with said
physician/practice; minimum six (6) months of front and back
medical office experience required, two (2) years of front and back
medical office experience preferred; must possess a valid
California Driver's License if hiring into Medical Assistant Float
Pool; ability to maintain composure when confronted with fast paced
situations, excellent communication skills; ability to work in an
environment involving a high level of activity and a variety of
positions. Beyond the benefits that come with working for the
area's leading community healthcare provider - one that also
recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort - you'll
enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package.
We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our
workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
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